Mashups using the same API (2601)
Mashup to search bed and breakfasts in Italy on Google Maps. Customized clustering based on province, with icons indicating the number of actual markers.
One of the most popular things to come out of Foursquare is the idea of a something-pocalypse, that is, a catastrophically popular event local to a particular area that thousands of people check-in...
Quickly find campus buildings with this campus map of the University of Texas at Austin.
When travelling, the first thing on the list of things to do after arriving at a destination is to get in touch with certain people to let them know you're in town or just that you've arrived safely. Whether it's sending a quick text, sending an email or 'checking in' on a social network, technology has made this easy enough to achieve while on the go. Oh Hey World is a service that makes use of all these options in the form of a simple application that allows users to share their location across multiple social networks, via text and email, with just one click. Oh Hey World's API makes this functionality available to developers who may want to integrate it with other applications.
If there is a segment that is ripe for integration it is travel. APIs in the travel segment have been around for a very long time. In fact, some of the earliest APIs are based on Electronic Data Interchange, which dates back to the 1960s. Granted many of these connections are highly complex enterprise only integrations, it is a history that should bode well for modern day integrations, should it not? Despite a long history of interconnectedness, much of the travel space still remains behind closed doors. The major global distribution systems, represented by Sabre, Travelport, and Amadeus all offer powerful APIs of their own, but their commercial requirements tend to be out of the league of most application developers. In spite of the limitations the travel industry has effectively self imposed, there still exists many opportunities to monetize sites using travel APIs. There are several types of APIs available in the travel space. Most are transactional and some are content driven. Let's take a look a broad categorization of available travel APIs.
||The OUIAPI integrates stops, fares, and passenger data into bus transportation applications in Europe. It is available in JSON format with an API Key. Ouibus is part of French state railways SNCF and...||Transportation||06.23.2016|
||The HomeAway API allows developers to get information on vacation home rental listings, access their accounts, and post reviews. HomeAway is a service that helps users choose and book a vacation...||Rentals||06.19.2016|
||The Travel Warnings API offers travel advisory from an aggregate consisting of 6 countries, and returns current travel danger data in JSON format. This data is combined to form a rating between 0 and...||Travel||06.16.2016|
||The BookRetreats API allows authorised partners direct and easy access to listings from over 500 retreats in over 100 locations worldwide. Database of retreats available as XML or JSON. Developers...||Booking||05.14.2016|
||The Travelbriefing.org Public API is a database-as-a-service platform that provides access to country-specific information about travel regulations and prevailing environmental conditions. Users...||Database-as-a-Service||05.09.2016|